Breaking news: Police helicopter helps trace missing woman in Haywards Heath

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A missing woman has been found by police in Haywards Heath and taken to hospital.

Sussex Police were called to a report of a missing woman believed to be in her 40s at 2.30pm today (April 2) in Isaacs Lane.

A spokesman for Sussex Police said: “We began searching nearby woods. The dogs team was up and the helicopter was up.

“A woman was found just before 3.30pm.

“She has been detained under the Section 136 of the Mental Health Act.

“She is currently being taken to hospital by ambulance.”

@Traffic_SouthE tweeted: #A273 Isaacs Lane – police incident between Bolnore and Burgess Hill (15:57).”